There are 2 ways to get from Reading to Dorset by train or car

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Train  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Reading to Bournemouth
  2. Take the train from Bournemouth to Dorchester South

$63 - $92

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Drive  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Reading to Dorset 93.4 miles

$20 - $29

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The cheapest way to get from Reading to Dorset is to drive which costs £15 - £22 and takes 1 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Reading to Dorset is to drive which costs £15 - £22 and takes 1 h 43 min.

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The distance between Reading and Dorset is 77 miles. The road distance is 93.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Reading to Dorset without a car is to train which takes 3 h 36 min and costs £45 - £70.

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It takes approximately 3 h 36 min to get from Reading to Dorset, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Reading to Dorset is 93 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 43 min to drive from Reading to Dorset.

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There are 498+ hotels available in Dorset. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 77.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 36 min

What companies run services between Reading, England and Dorset, England?

You can take a train from Reading to Dorset via Bournemouth, Dorchester South, and Dorchester, South Station in around 3 h 36 min.

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